Sunday, August 2, 2009

Strawberry Amaretto Glazed Pie
















Strawberry Amaretto Glazed Pie











1 (8 inch) baked pie shell recipe below or store bought prebaked



2 pts. strawberries
3/4 c. water
3 tbsp. cornstarch
1 c. sugar
1 tsp Amaretto
Red food coloring


Whipped cream or Cool Whip

Simmer berries, water, cornstarch, and sugar until clear. Add Amaretto and red coloring; cool. Pour over berries.



Almond Crust prebake before assembly:
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup salted butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg slightly beaten
1/2 cup crushed almonds
Mix all together to form a dough refrigerate for 30 minutes.Place in pie plates (makes two pie shells), pokes holes on the bottoms bake at 350 untill brown, set aside till cooled. Place cooked almond crust on the bottom on a glass deep dish pie plate, drizzle with 3 tablespoons of Amaretto. Spoon whipped cream next and make a well in the center. Pile on the strawberries that have been mixed with glaze.Carefully place not to overload. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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